Discovery certificate for object 2017hxs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14550 [ 2017TNSTR1230....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-09 10:45:29
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hxs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cuu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:03:47.890 (270.949542) DEC = -24:18:02.16 (-24.3006)
Discovery date: 2017-11-05 08:35:31 (JD=2458062.8579977)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with YSO candidate 2MASS J18034790-2418020 brightens by ~1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-05 08:35:31
Flux: 17.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-05 06:48:57
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hxs